Summerschool IRCC 2017


International Refrigeration and Compressor Course 2017

Intention and scope of the course

Based on an agreement between
  • Technische Universität Dresden, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering / Germany,
  • Purdue University, School of Mechanical Engineering, Ray W. Herrick Labs./ USA
The commonly organized academic course „International Refrigeration and Compressor Course“ is offered second time. Within and during the weeks at Dresden and Purdue, the students have to work in mixed groups on a task dealing with a compressor system. The results of the task have to be presented at the end of the course at Purdue University and will be graded.The grade will be mentioned in the diploma certificate as an “additional qualification”.

Dates and Locations for 2017

Date Location Focus
June 5 – June 9, 2017 TU Dresden; Germany
  • Basics in Refrigeration and Compressor Technology
  • Methodology of calculation of refrigeration cycles
  • Basics in Fluid Mechanics
  • Basics in pulsation, vibration, NVH
  • Sensors and Condition Monitoring
  • 1 excursion day
August 14 – August 18, 2017 Purdue University; USA, Indiana
  • Fluid properties
  • Introduction and application of software tools
  • Review Psychometrics
  • Review Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Devices of a Refrigeration system
  • System Analysis and Modification
  • 1 excursion day
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